Wednesday, 20 July 2011

TATA nano house

Tata Group recently announced the nano of housing. It proposes to offer a flatpack of dwelling materials including doors and windows for a 20 sq. m. house at Rs. 32,000. Tata is also developing a 30 sq. m. version that will come with options of verandah and solar energy systems. A participatory approach has been followed. The innovation came up from Tata Steel. The pilots are planned to be set up in West Bengal by the end of this year. Plans to make local production process are also underway. We might see the first of these houses coming up within the next 6 - 8 months.